Don’t Miss Jim Wright and Ron Shields’ Talk and Tips at the Meadowlands Birding Festival!

Jim Wright

The BCAS and NJSEA have plenty of great activities lined up for the Meadowlands Birding Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7, at DeKorte Park, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm!

Today we’re spotlighting the”Nature of the Meadowlands” talk by Jim Wright, with photography tips by nature photographer Ron Shields, at 10:30 am in the MEC Auditorium.

The talk marks the five-year anniversary of Wright’s book, “The Nature of the Meadowlands,” which was written for the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission.The lavishly illustrated, 128-page book illuminates the Meadowlands’ natural and unnatural history, including its darkest days of a half-century ago and its environmental revival. Ron contributed many of the book’s beautiful photos.

Jim’s column, “The Bird Watcher,” appears bi-weekly in The Record. His blog is The Celery Farm and Beyond

Ron Shields is an avid birding photographer in the Meadowlands who was recently featured in a Record article.

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